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A feature i have never liked

Posted 03-09-2021 at 06:07 AM by Skaperen

there is a feature in Linux i have never liked. it's in other Unix/POSIX system's, too, so it's not Linux specific. as far as i recall, it predated Linux. the feature in the "mv" command. if you name a directory as the target of a move, it puts the file (or whatever is being moved) inside that directory. if the target is not a directory, obviously it can't, and that's not my issue with the "mv" command. if there is nothing at the target name, "mv" just move the...
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